Nobody does an insult better than Alexander Pope (1688-1744) in this attack on his bitter enemy Lord Hervey:
Some time ago we promised another competition for which the prize would be a family pass to the Nietzsche Fun Park in beautiful Basingstoke. The Owl has now provided us with the material for a quiz based on his close reading of Wowliam Shakespeare, and has added a bonus prize of a copy of his own book, Hoots Mon: Conversations with Owls.
Continue reading Tales from the Owl: a Shakespeare quiz
Three cheers for womankind with the victory of Michelle Payne, the first woman to win Australia’s most famous horse race, the Melbourne Cup, and even more cheers for Michelle’s post-race comment Continue reading Artists you’ve never heard of: Sophonisba Anguissola 1532-1625
Nietzsche Boredom is the windless calm of the soul
Continue reading Boredom – so fun? Even funner!